Phishing is considered one of the most prolific cybercrimes affecting individuals, companies and large institutions. Basically, it consists of supplanting the identity of a person or a brand/company through different media based on new information technologies.
In 1979, Cohen and Felson presented a new approach in criminology theories. Until then, these theories had been quite focused on the criminal – on their genesis and characteristics, as if a crime depended solely on the existence of a criminal motivated to commit it.
It’s 10:30 in the morning and Carmen enters the bar punctually to have breakfast, as she does every day. It’s like the movie Groundhog Day: she sits down in the same place at the same time and orders the same breakfast.
A large firm’s receptionist receives a phone call. On the other end of the line, a rather anxious young woman tells her a story. A few hours ago, she has had to leave home in an emergency because her son has fallen ill and they are now at the hospital waiting to be seen. The receptionist is worried because she is also a mother, although as yet she does not really know the identity of the caller ...
Banks and other organizations within the finance industry are bound to encounter new data security threats throughout 2019. From nation state-directed strikes to targeted spear phishing attacks, the digital dangers poised to assail financial information technology infrastructure over this year are numerous, according to researchers from the International Data Group.
Fraud is an immense problem for organizations navigating the digital age. Cybercriminals everywhere are targeting businesses across all sectors, leveraging account takeover, social engineering and user impersonation schemes to gain access to customers' wallets.
Financial institutions worldwide suffered numerous cyberattacks in 2018. For instance, cybercriminals targeted seven of the largest European banks in April, including the Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and Tesco Bank, in April, unleashing an immense distributed denial of service strike that crippled operations and cost the parties involved hundreds of thousands of dollars in mitigation ...
Criminal profiling is a psychology-based technique in which, on the basis of an analysis of the behavior engaged in by offenders at the time of their crime, an attempt is made to identify the characteristics describing it in order to assist police investigators in their arrest.
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